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West Point on the Eno

5101 N Roxboro St, , North Metro, Durham, NC
+1 919-471-1623
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great historical self guided tour

Love to come down during summer and get into the river. THey run the mill and you can get fresh... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Eric D
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Durham, North Carolina
Nice hiking trails , water play, picnicking in a historical site

A great place to spend a day wading in the river, having a picnic, and/or hiking through the woods... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2017
Sharon L
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Palo Alto, California
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love to come down during summer and get into the river. THey run the mill and you can get fresh ground corn meal and hush puppy mix.

Thank Eric D
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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

A great place to spend a day wading in the river, having a picnic, and/or hiking through the woods. We even saw turtles sunning themselves on logs in the river (away from all of the people, of course). The hiking was very nice and easy,...More

Thank Sharon L
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

I like the hiking at other parts of the eno better, but this is where the kids summer camps happen (schoolhouse of wonder). Those are a must for kids 7-12 yrs old.

Thank Matt594
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

We went to the Festival On the Eno on the 4th of July. The staff and volunteers were very friendly and helpful. The grounds are beautiful! Lots of information on the history, local flora and fauna. Access to the Eno River is easy. Shady places...More

Thank Tricia316
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Reviewed 3 June 2017

This Place is dear to my heart. Many preserved antique buildings, some with old tools. There are many trails to hike, near the river, through the woods, along the damn etc. There is a festival on July Fourth that benefits the park and allows for...More

Thank Carmen H
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

Small well kept area with picnic tables and restrooms. Trails for a nice walk and plenty of parking.

Thank Irene G
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

This historic park has it all! Lots of hiking trails, play in the water, take photos of the beautiful scenery, visit the mill, picnic, etc. Get away from it all here!

Thank Linda B
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Reviewed 22 January 2017

This historic park has historic buildings, a home, working mill by the Eno River, and lots of walking trails. We had our family pictures taken here two years ago and they turned out wonderful! Great place to walk your dog or let the kids roam...More

Thank melaniedwoods
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

Plenty of parking, miles of trails to wonder, river is shallow enough to swim below the dam but not after a rainstorm!

Thank ksjpwilliams
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Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Not 15 minutes from downtown Durham there is West Point on the Eno. The park has walking trails, a beautiful creek and a historic gristmill. There is plent of parking and is a good place for a picnic or group gathering.

Thank Tracey H
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Sharon C
31 January 2017|
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Response from ksjpwilliams | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Of course it's always best to stay aware of your surroundings, the Eno is a relatively safe place to hike.
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